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Covered Countermeasures

A countermeasure is a vaccine, medication, device, or other item used to prevent, diagnose, or treat a public health emergency or a security threat.

The Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services has issued federal declarations under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREP Act) that list the countermeasures covered by the CICP. Please review the “Covered Countermeasures” section of a declaration to determine the types of medical countermeasures that are covered by the CICP.

Declarations have been issued for medical countermeasures against the following:

  • Acute Radiation Syndrome
  • Anthrax
  • Botulinum Toxin
  • COVID-19
  • Ebola
  • Marburg
  • Nerve agents and certain insecticides (organophosphorus and/or carbamate)
  • Pandemic Influenza
  • Smallpox and other orthopoxviruses (e.g., mpox)
  • Zika

Learn more about claims filed related to covered countermeasures.

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